28.7g CAMEL DONGA Super Oriented Meteorite Collector's Specimen | Crust, Flow & Lips
On Offer: 28.7g Camel Donga complete individual.
Description: Amazing 28.7 gram oriented Camel Donga Eucrite Meteorite with super fresh glassy fusion crust, pristine flow lines and 360 degree rollover lip. This is one of the finest oriented Camel Donga complete individuals I have seen, and must be loupe'd to truly appreciate how fresh the crust is and amazing the flow lines and rollover lips are.
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ID - CAMELDONGA20170001
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Name: Camel Donga
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1984
Mass: 25 kg
This is 1 of 194 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict. [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Writeup from MB 64:
DISCOVERY OF THE CAMEL DONGA, AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE
Name: CAMEL DONGA
Place of find: Near Camel Donga, on the Nullarbor Plain, Western Australia, Australia.
Date of find: January, 1984
Class and type: Stone. Achondrite, Ca-rich. Eucrite.
Number of individual
specimens: 12 (and others)
Total weight: 7.6 kg (minimum weight)
Circumstances of find: The first stone weighing 503 g was found by Mrs. J.C. Campbell. A further 11 stones were found within 1 km of the original site by B. Mason and W H. Cleverly in July, 1985. Other stones have since been found.
Source: W .H. Cleverly, Western Australia School of Mines, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia 6430, Australia.
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